Two minor fires at the same two-story home have Middletown Police and Fire looking into whether the two are connected.
On Thursday at 7:03 a.m., Middletown Police officers and South District firefighters responded to a 911 call at 9 Maple Place, an unoccupied two-family home, for a small interior fire.
This home, built in 1900 and owned, according to the city assessors office, by Maribeth G. Adams, was condemned due to a fire on June 18.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze and investigators are looking into the possibilty that the incidents are connected.
On June 18 at 12:09 p.m., Middletown Police officers and South District firefighters responded to the home after a witness reported seeing smoke coming from the rear door. Investigators determined the fire was intentionally set. Residents have noticed some reconstruction has been done since the June fire.
No one was injured during either fire, however are both under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Middletown Police at (860) 344-3240.